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, thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. the u.s. ambassador to libya born in northern california educated here in the bay area is dead. >> deadly attack on him and three other americans can be traced to a controversial movie. >> katie marzullo is live in the breaking news center with the latest. >> reporter: new now the white house is reacting to death of u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens born and raised in northern california graduated from uc berkeley in 1982 and hastings college of law in 1989. he had just become the ambassador of libya in may of this year. he was killed in a rocket attack on his car as he tried to leave the embassy, which was under seen. reports are saying that three -- was under seen. reports are saying three others were killed as well. president obama has released a statement within the last 20 minutes or so it says in part: on a personal note, chris was a courageous and exemplary representative of the united states. he selflessly served our country and the libyan people at our mission in benghazi. his legacy will endure wherever human bein
on the embassy in benghazi, libya. >> a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremony at saint an degrees military base in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. hillary clinton new him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the will bean people from a tyrant, and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after yesterday's ceremonies, the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher stevens's funeral are pending. >>> this morning our media partner san jose news said a caltrain operator smoked marijuana before a near disaster. passengers jumped for their lives as a speeding train came down on them at 75 miles an hour. the passengers were legally crossing the tracks when the train going on the opposite track almost hit them. it was a close call but no one was hurt. the engineer who was stopped at the station tested positive for pot after 9 incident and both engineers should have been in radio contact. they are on paid administrat
.s. consulate in libya after it was attacked by militants. it killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. two of the three americans were former navy seals who lived in san diego county. libyan government announced it has arrested several of the militants they believe were responsible for the attacks. >> kristen: we spoke to one of ambassador chris stevens closest friends. he is a u.n. mediator who worked with stevens in libya. he is a visiting scholar at u.c. berkeley. he described his friend as humanist. >> chris is one of those people as with many of us who work in 24 th line of work that have interested in culture. languages the he puts pride a lot in understanding the culture. he was born to this work. >> kristen: stevens was the first u.s. ambassador to die in an attack since 1979. >>> it is 5:36. one-year anniversary of occupy wall street movement is expected to bring a number of protests on monday. members of occupy san francisco plan to stage several demonstration. day of action will culminate with a march set to begin at 5:00 p.m. in front of bank of america building on california s
. u.s. authorities say last week's attack on our consulate in libya was not planned but spontaneous protest that was hijacked by a few heavily armed mobsters. libya's interim president contradicts that suggesting it may have been the work of al-qaeda. >>> we turn things over to meteorologist mike nicco. any 90s today? >> no. . [ unintelligible ] >>> going to be cooler today, satellite radar, plenty of cloud cover this morning, a sign that sea breeze is back mark reason layer deeper all signs point to cooler weather everywhere today. 48 san rafael, 50 napa, santa rosa, 52 fairfield everybody else mid to upper 50s. mid 50s monterey bay and inland. today, slower sunshine, cooler conditions in fact, it will jumpstart our coolest days today, especially tomorrow and wednesday, it will be slightly warmer, thursday through saturday not going to get hotter, not as cool as the next couple of days. san francisco 60, santa rosa 7, concord 78, from -- 76, concord 78. in the south bay from low to mid 70s in most neighborhoods, los gatos 78, 70 palo alto everybody else mid to upper i canties on th
. >>> christopher stevens, the late ambassador to libya, will be honored before this afternoon's cal football game a moment of silence will be held in his memory. stevens graduated from cal back in 1982. this a degree in history. the school also announced it established a memorial fund in his name. elves killed earlier this month on an attack in libya. it was first believed to be a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim it will many but it's now been accomplished it was a planned assault. >>> and the big story today is the weather. we have it going back to one more weekend of summer kind of like? kind of like. you are right. tomorrow we have the excessive heat watch. today things are getting underway with a spare the air day and lots of fog. in fact, this is our high definition emeryville camera where there's fog everywhere except for concord. we will look for the marine layer to compress quickly, and the temperatures straight ahead. >> and the a's return home against seattle, trying to secure a wildcard spot. >> responding to a petition from the northern california wildlife group, they will consi
following a deadly attack on foreign workers. >>> moving tribute to the american ambassador killed in libya. how his life is giving more meaning to some young people 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. >>> a spokesman for an after if began militant group says it is behind the attack that killed nine. the bombing attack yesterday was carried out by a 22-year-old woman. the bomber ran a small sedan loaded with ex-low sieves into a minibus. -- explosives into a minibus the spokesman says it was in retaliation kwraeugs -- for film that ridicules prove -- [ unintelligible ] >> it does sadden me that we can't have him
was killed in a terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. before yesterday's cal football game the 52-year-old was honored with a moment of silence. the university also announced the creation of a memorial fund in his name. >>> she is the international symbol of personal sacrifice and struggle for human rights and a noble peace prizewinner. this morning burmese political activity is in san francisco. yesterday she was met by protesters and admires alike when she spoke to mechanics of the burmese community at the university of san francisco. the nation's third largest burmese population turned out by the thousands to hear her talk about the political changes she's bringing about in their homeland. for 15 years the ruling government kept her under house arrest. now she enjoys popular support and serves as a member of burma's parliament. >> we look to have people from all over the world to help us in our transition to a genuine democratic society. >> congresswoman nancy pelosi presented her with an honorary doctorate from the university of san francisco and the may your, he had lee, give
news, new york. >> there will be much more on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya coming up at 8:00 when the u.s. ambassador to the un, susan rice, appears on abc "this week." is there enough being done for diplomats during this wave of anti-american violence? don't miss "this ""coming up this morning on abc7. >>> an army officer was severally wounded in afghanistan, the victim of a roadside bomb. he lost his legs and arm in a blast. yesterday some of his hometown friends put together a fundraiser in his honor. abc67 news reporter sergio has the story. >> this is usually a pretty boisterous place on saturday and this weekend there's a special reason for all the smiles. >> the community support is tremendous. >> are you surprised? >> i am. i am. i truly am. >> 30-year-old sergeant monte was injured on july 24th by a roadside bomb in afghanistan and this event, complete with raffle, silent auction and pool tournament raises money for his continued recovery: the sergeant is now a couple months into his recovery at walter reed medical center in maryland. his mom said he is making a
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